New Material Could Turn Clothing into a Health Monitor
Researchers have reported a new material, pliable enough to be woven into fabric but imbued with sensing capabilities that can serve as an early warning system for injury or illness.
UH Expands Promise to Keep College Accessible
The University of Houston’s commitment to ensuring students from low- and middle-income families have access to a quality college education grew even stronger with the expansion of the Cougar Promise financial aid program, first announced at the Feb. 27 UH System Board of Regents meeting.
Democratic Primary Voters Say Health Care is Top Priority
Health care is the top priority for voters in the Texas Democratic Primary, and a new poll from the UH Hobby School of Public Affairs finds that they strongly support both a public health insurance option and Medicare for All, a single payer plan promoted by some Democratic presidential candidates.
Can New Kind of Power Plant Improve Air Quality, Resilience?
Researchers from the University of Houston, backed by $4 million in funding from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, have joined a pilot project testing the use of supercritical CO2, or pressurized carbon dioxide, to produce low-cost, low-emission electric power.
Poll: Biden and Sanders are in a Virtual Tie in Texas
The race between Democratic presidential contenders Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders is a virtual toss-up in Texas, with a new poll from the Hobby School of Public Affairs showing Sanders picking up more delegates even as Biden is predicted to earn a slightly larger share of the popular vote on Super Tuesday. Elizabeth Warren finished third, followed by Michael Bloomberg.
Hispanics/Latinos Underrepresented in Alzheimer’s Disease Research
The largest ethnic minority in the U.S., at 18% of the population, Hispanics/Latinos are 50% more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease than non-Hispanic whites, yet they comprise less than 1% of clinical trials for Alzheimer’s. A University of Houston researcher is set on changing that, by increasing health literacy among Hispanics/Latinos and closing the health disparity gap.
Kirk Watson Named Founding Dean of Hobby School of Public Affairs
Texas Sen. Kirk Watson has been named founding dean of the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Affairs.
Study: Inequality Between Men and Women Dramatic In Houston-Area
Significant inequality between men and women exists in the Houston-area, according to a new study by the University of Houston Institute for Research on Women, Gender & Sexuality (IRWGS). The study reveals that women are almost 50% more likely to live in poverty than men and the wage gap for men and women by race and ethnicity is considerably greater here than nationally.
Visiting Scholar Brings Expertise on Brazilian Literature, Film, and Culture
The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is pleased to welcome Visiting Distinguished International Scholar Maria Aparecida Andrade Salgueiro to the World Cultures and Literatures (WCL) program for the Spring 辽宁福利彩票开奖结果 semester.
Beethoven at 250: UH Joins the World in Celebration
The University of Houston is uniting with symphonies and other musical organizations from around the world to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven — one of the most revered figures in the history of Western music. Beethoven 250 Houston 辽宁福利彩票开奖结果 runs Monday, Feb. 17 through Saturday, Feb. 29 on the UH campus.
Two UH Chemists Are Named 辽宁福利彩票开奖结果 Sloan Research Fellows
Jakoah Brgoch and Judy Wu, both assistant professors of chemistry working in different fields, are among 126 researchers in eight disciplines- ranging from chemistry to neuroscience, physics and economics- selected for the honor.
Four UH Faculty Members Elected to National Academy of Inventors
The National Academy of Inventors has named four University of Houston faculty members to its 辽宁福利彩票开奖结果 class of NAI Senior Members, who are recognized as rising stars in their fields.
University of Houston Ranked as Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students
For the first time in its history, the University of Houston is ranked among the top producing Fulbright institutions in the nation, announced today by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Announcing CLASS 2019 Distinguished Faculty Award Recipients
This year’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences recipients are Casey Dué Hackney, Professor and Director of Classical Studies (MCL), Elena L. Grigorenko, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor (Psychology), and Nancy Beck Young (History). This award honors senior faculty with internationally recognized bodies of scholarship or creative output.
Mar 19 3:00 pm
American Association of Blacks in Higher Ed
The UH College of Education will be in Charleston, South Carolina, for the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education conference on Thursday, March 19 from 3-5 p.m. Learn more about our master’s and doctoral programs in Curriculum and Instruction, K-12 Administration, Higher Education, Counseling, Psychology and Learning Sciences. !
Mar 19 5:00 pm
Learning, Design and Technology Program
Do you live in the Fort Bend area? Are you interested in learning new skills to integrate the latest technologies in teaching? UH at Sugar Land is offering an information session for the M.Ed. in learning, design and technology on Thursday, March 19 from 5-6:30 p.m. .
Mar 25 8:00 am
Electronics Recycling Drive
The Office of Sustainability is holding an e-waste recycling collection drive. The entire community is invited to bring any acceptable e-waste to these drives to dispose of them in the most environmentally friendly way.
Mar 25 12:00 pm
UH Dinings Farmers Market
UH students, staff and faculty will be able to shop for locally sourced and produced food items without having to leave campus at the UH Farmers Market. Cougar Cash and Shasta Bucks are accepted.
Mar 26 6:00 pm
The Rockwell Lecture Series on Ethics and Leadership - An Evening with Bakari T. Sellers
Bakari Sellers made history in 2006 when, at just 22 years old, he defeated a 26-year incumbent state representative to become the youngest member of the South Carolina state legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation. Sellers practices law with the Strom Law Firm, LLC in Columbia, South Carolina, and is a political commentator for CNN.
Apr 04 7:30 pm
Based on the novel The Trial of Elizabeth Cree by Peter Ackroyd This murderous thriller turns a serial killer loose in Victorian London. A smash hit when it was first produced in 2017, Kevin Puts and Mark Campbell, Pulitzer Prize winners for their opera Silent Night, return with an intense and intriguing puzzle in this swiftly-moving mystery set among the performers of an English music hall troupe.
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